Police: domestic dispute escalates to shooting in Waveland

Police: domestic dispute escalates to shooting in Waveland
Zachary Bennett is being charged with aggravated domestic violence. (Photo source: Hancock County Sheriff's Office)

WAVELAND, MS (WLOX) - Waveland police responded to Oak Park Apartments late Friday night.

A viewer sent WLOX this photo outside the crime scene Friday.
A viewer sent WLOX this photo outside the crime scene Friday.

Police Chief Michael Prendergast said the incident was a domestic-related dispute that escalated into a shooting. According to Chief Prendergast, 25-year-old Zachary Bennett shot his girlfriend.

The victim was shot in the leg and transported to a hospital in Gulfport.

Bennett was arrested at the scene and is currently in police custody. He is charged with aggravated domestic violence.

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